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Helen Gertrude Steele

February 26, 1925 ~ May 11, 2017 (age 92)
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Mrs. Helen G. Steele of Georgetown, DE passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at Harrison House in Georgetown.  She was 92 years old.

 

Mrs. Steele was born in Laurel, DE on February 26, 1925 to the late Emory and Sally Dorman Foskey.  In addition to her parents she is also preceded by her husband Thomas E. Steele, Jr. in 1997, a daughter, Phyllis Hitchens in 2015 and a brother, Paul Foskey.

 

Helen retired as a Floor Manager for Arrow Safety Device where she worked for 55 years.

She was a member of St. John’s United Methodist Church in Georgetown, DE.  She was very involved in all activities and held many offices over the years.  Helen loved to talk on the phone and keep up with her friends.  She was a mother to many who had lost their mothers.  She will be missed by all who knew her.

 

She is survived by a son, Thomas E. Steele, III of Rehoboth Beach, DE; a son-in-law, Gerald Hitchens of Georgetown, DE; a sister, Dot Niblett of Laurel,  DE; two grandchildren, Sherry Swift and her husband Norman  and Kelly DeLeon and her husband Brian both of Georgetown.  She is also survived by six great grandchildren and one great- great grandson.

 

A funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at the Watson Funeral Home, 211 S. Washington St., Millsboro, DE  19966, where friends may call from 12 PM – 1 PM for visitation.  Burial will follow at St. John’s United Methodist Church Cemetery.

 

In lieu of flowers the family suggests donation to St.  John’s United Methodist Church Cemetery, c/o Teresa Moore-Adams, 22910 Park Ave, Georgetown, DE  19947.

 

 

 

Letters of condolence may be  made via

www.watsonfh.com


Charitable donations may be made to:

St. John's United Methodist Church
c/o Teresa Moore-Adams, 22910 Park Ave, Georgeotown DE 19947



 Service Information

Visitation
Tuesday
May 16, 2017

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Watson Funeral Home
211 S. Washington St.
Millsboro, DE 19966

Funeral Service
Tuesday
May 16, 2017

1:00 PM
Watson Funeral Home
211 S. Washington St.
Millsboro, DE 19966

Burial
Tuesday
May 16, 2017

ST. JOHN'S UNITED METHODIST CHURCH CEMETERY
RT 30
MILLSBORO, DE 19966


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